General Dynamics Unit to Supply Marine Corps with Armored Vehicle Upgrade Kits

ArmyGroundVehicleA General Dynamics division has been awarded a $74.7 million contract to provide egress survivability kits for mine resistant and ambush protected vehicles used by the U.S. Marine Corps.

General Dynamics Land Systems – Force Protection will manufacture 916 kits for the USMC to upgrade front and rear doors, exhaust system and rear steps on its Cougar armored vehicle fleet, General Dynamics said Tuesday.

The business will work to deliver all the kits to USMC by September 2015.

The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Va., is the contracting activity.

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